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Thu Jun 14, 2018, 03:09 AM

5 things we now know about the Al Jazeera-Peyton Manning legal battle

Peyton Manning is still caught up in the fallout from the Al Jazeera network's 2015 documentary accusing U.S. athletes of using performance-enhancing drugs.

The former Indianapolis Colts star is not a party in the continuing defamation lawsuit but if Al Jazeera can demonstrate it believed what it was reporting was true, the organization might not meet the necessary "actual malice" standard for the lawsuit to succeed.

Here is some fresh information about the case surfacing in court documents.

The “second source” who allegedly confirmed Al Jazeera’s insinuations of Manning's drug use was … the Mannings?

The original source for claims about Manning's drug use was Charlie Sly, a former pharmacy intern at the Guyer Institute in Indianapolis. In the documentary, Sly intimated that Manning took HGH that had been prescribed for his wife, Ashley, and shipped to her from Guyer Institute. Sly recanted that statement shortly before the documentary aired in December 2015.

Read more: https://www.indystar.com/story/sports/nfl/colts/2018/06/13/peyton-manning-al-jazeera-5-things-we-know-legal-battle/693455002/

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Thu Jun 14, 2018, 07:00 AM

1. He took a drug that made his forehead huge and fail in the clutch?

Never been a Manning fan.

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